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Adventure Diplomacy Group Hosts Premiere of Record Breaking Everest Journey

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Islamabad, Thursday 5 March 2015 – In May 2013, Samina Baig made headlines around the world when she summited Mount Everest. Her brother, Mirza Ali, who had accompanied her on the trek to Everest, stayed back at the Everest Basecamp while she conquered the mountain, thus making a powerful statement about women’s empowerment. After the pair returned from Mount Everest, ...

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Documentary Film: “Beyond the Heights” set to release

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“Beyond the Heights” documentary film depicting the epic trip of a brother and sister who pass through from a small village in Gojal Hunza to the highest peak of the world that is Mount Everest. The movie is based upon the factual proceedings of the journey made by Samina Baig who became the foremost Pakistani woman to reach the height ...

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The world is very small

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By Irfan Munna: Who don’t know about Samina Khayal Baig is from Shimshal valley, a distant village in Hunza-Nagar district. Her village, which does not yet have a high school, has today grossed a place in the earth’s map. She has got astonishing accomplishment and success. Samina is from that family that she didn’t afford the essential equipment and operating ...

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No Mountain Too High, Nor Too Easy: Samina Baig and Mirza will facilitate Special Lecture Series at Aga Khan University Karachi

By Qasim Ali: The Pakistani Siblings Samina and Mirza Ali Baig belonging to Gilgit-Baltistan who successfully completed their project 7 Continents 7 Summit will be facilitating Special Lecture Series at the Aga Khan University Karachi. The first lecture of this program will be held Thursday August 28, 2014 at 4:00pm at the AKUH auditorium. The mountain adventure of these two ...

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Adventure Diplomacy: Sibling mountaineers from Pakistan summit Tanzania’s Mount Kilimanjaro

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News Desk Samina Baig, who became the first Pakistani woman to climb Mount Everest in May 2013, and her brother Mirza Ali, scaled 5895 meters high Mount Kilimanjaro, an inactive volcanic mountain that stands high in the Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro Region, Tanzania, on Feb. 12, 2014. The latest achievement of the sibling climbers comes on the heels of their summiting of the 4892 meters (16,050 ft) high Mount Vinson in Antarctica, ...

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Adventure Diplomacy: Samina Baig, Mirza Ali summit Antarctica’s highest mountain

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News Desk Samina Baig, who became the first Pakistani woman to climb Mount Everest in May 2013, and her brother Mirza Ali, have scaled the 4892 meters (16,050 ft) high Mount Vinson, Antarctica, following their summit of South America’s highest mountain Mt. Aconcagua (6961m) on Dec. 13 2013. It is the second success of Samina and Mirza under the Adventure Diplomacy Expedition that aims to project ...

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7 Summits on 7 Continents: Samina Baig, Mirza Ali scale South America’s highest mountain

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News Desk Samina Baig, who became the first Pakistani woman to climb Mount Everest in May this year, scaled South America’s highest mountain, Mt. Aconcagua (6961m), on Dec. 13 at 3: 00 p.m. together with her brother Mirza Ali under the Adventure Diplomacy Expedition. According to Samina and Mirza’s elder brother, Mehboob Ali, the two siblings scaled the mountain after battling harsh weather conditions for ...

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7 Summits on 7 Continents: Samina Baig, Mirza Ali all set to leave for Adventure Diplomacy Expedition

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News Desk Samina Baig, who became the first Pakistani woman to climb Mount Everest in May this year, is all set to leave for Adventure Diplomacy Expedition, together with her brother Mirza Ali Baig. Under the expedition, the two sibling climbers will attempt the Seven Summits on the world’s seven continents. “’Adventure Diplomacy’ connecting and empowering women through mountain adventure, also to promote the fallen ...

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“If a girl can climb a mountain, there is nothing she cannot do”

“If a girl can climb a mountain, there is nothing she cannot do”

Overcoming the towers of hardships, taking one step after another with determination, a fragile woman belonging to a small village, named Shimshal, in Hunza valley touched new horizons with her will power and motivation. That woman was no other than Samina Baig – the first Pakistani female mountaineer to climb the Mount Everest. Presented by Black Box Sounds, Agli Rut Ki ...

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